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round ceramic bottle with blue lettering that reads Grand Mayan Extra Aged and hand painted flower design

Grand Mayan Tequila Extra Aged

After spending a large portion of last year exploring budget and/or mixing spirits, I was grateful and excited to come out of the holiday season with a handful of higher priced bottles. And, since it has been far too long since I last experienced a higher end bottle of tequila, my most anticipated bottle was Grand Mayan Tequila Extra Aged. Family is important to Grand Mayan Tequila. The company was founded by Carlos Monsalve, a long-time veteran of the tequila industry. His family continues to play a significant role in the entire production process and Carlos works especially closely with his son, Carlos Jr, to carry on the family […]

Clear, rounded bottle with black and white label and filled with straw colored liquid

Espolon Tequila Añejo

After recently reviewing Espolon’s Tequila Blanco, I was interested in exploring more of their tequila products. Fortunately, I ended up with this bottle of Espolon Tequila Añejo from a recent work gift exchange party. This was one of my first experiences with Añejo tequila, and I was excited to see how it would differ from blanco and reposado. If you want general information about Espolon, you can read my recent review of Espolon Tequila Blanco. Espolon Tequila Anejo is produced in the same facility and using the same base ingredients. The main difference is the Añejo is aged for a minimum of 11 months in American Oak barrels, followed […]

Bottle of 3 Amigos Tequila Añejo sittingon a wooden table, in front of a mixed white and wooden background

3 Amigos Tequila Añejo

3 Amigos Tequila Añejo is produced by 3 Amigos Tequila, a family-run company based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Though the company itself was founded in 2007, the current owners are the legacy of a Mexican family with over four generations of agave farming experience. Their tequila is still produced on the family farm located in the Los Altos (highlands) region of Jalisco, Mexico. As a company, 3 Amigos describes […]

Bottle of Don Diego Santa Tequila Añejo on top of a grey stone and wooden table, in front of a living room window and background furniture.

Don Diego Santa Añejo Tequila

Don Diego Santa Añejo Tequila is produced by Tequila Don Diego Santa, a brand created by a Spanish, family-owned company with a background in wine-making. In the late 20th century, the family set their eyes on Mexico and began crafting their own tequilas at the Destilería Río de Plata in Guadalajara, Jalisco. All of their tequilas use hand-made techniques and are produced in small batches using a very time […]